Sunday, 1 March 2009

Green Monster

Serves 1:
  • 1 Med/102g Banana, Raw, Flesh Only, Average

  • 1 Serving/90g Spinach, Baby, Average

  • 2½ Servings/250ml Rice Milk, Vanilla, Rice Dream

  • ½ Serving/2.5g Spirulina


    Break up the banana and place in a blender along with the spinach and rice milk (also works well with other dairy and non-dairy milks, particularly almond milk) Blend until smooth, add the spirulina if desired, you could also add some protein powder or ice too Blend some more and then serve.

    Nutrition Data Per Serving
    Calories (kcal)251.7
    Carbohydrate (g)49.1
    Protein (g)5.4
    Fat (g)3.7
    Fibre (g)6.5
    Alcohol (g)0.0
    Fruit & Veg2.6


    I found this recipe on the side of a Rice Dream carton and added Spirulina after seeing it on the Fitnessista blog. It makes a great breakfast and is also perfect pre- or post-workout.


    1. Read youre article in Company and got so inspired and excited about this smoothie and the almond milk and also the apple spread and hazelnut butter , cant wait to try them out ! :))

    2. StellaDoesHealthyEating9 May 2010 at 13:05

      Thanks Rebecca!

      All great things to try - I'm sure you will love them! I'm currently suffering hazelnut butter withdrawal, I can't get hold of any round here!


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